NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — iHeartMedia, Inc. has named media industry veteran Senior Vice President and Head of Investor Relations ahead of their upcoming IPO. Chin will be based in New York and report to iHeart Media’s President/COO/CFO Rich Bressler.
Chin will be tasked with overseeing the iHeart’s relations with its investors, including its annual investor conference as well as quarterly earnings releases and other financial filings following its listing on the NASDAQ exchange.
“We’re extremely pleased to have someone with Kareem’s extensive financial background and industry knowledge to help reintroduce the equity world to iHeartMedia and tell the story of iHeart’s leadership in audio as we prepare to list on the NASDAQ exchange,” said Bressler. “Kareem is both well-known and well respected in the investment and media communities, which makes him the perfect person to work with both our new shareholders and the equity analysts who will now cover us.”
Prior to joining iHeartMedia, Chin spent three years as Vice President of Investor Relations for Viacom, where he worked in a similar capacity. His C.V. also includes stints in the investment banking world, including serving as Senior Vice President of Investment Banking – Media & Telecommunications Group at Jefferies and as Vice President of Investment Banking – Mergers and Acquisitions at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.
Chin is a graduate of the Columbia Graduate School of Business, where he received his MBA in Finance & Economics, and the State University of New York at Albany, where he received a B.S. in Finance.